Basseterre, St. Kitts (January 5, 2021) – St. Kitts & Nevis has extended the suspension of service from the UK until January 16, 2021. Any International Traveler who arrives from the UK will be required to quarantine at their hotel and not “vacation in place” for the duration of their stay in the Federation or mandatory 14 day quarantine period.
The UK has reported a new strain of coronavirus which, according to the WHO, has “increased transmissibility.” As such, several nations around the world have suspended travel from the UK until more is known about the Covid-19 varient. The Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis will continue to monitor the developing situation in the UK and will update the protocols accordingly.
All persons who have arrived to St. Kitts from the UK to-date were required to present a negative RT-PCR test upon arrival, underwent a health screening at the airport and will remain at their approved hotel and undergo serial testing for the duration of their stay in St. Kitts & Nevis.
Travelers should regularly check the St. Kitts Tourism Authority (www.stkittstourism.kn) and Nevis Tourism Authority (www.nevisisland.com) websites for updates and information on travel requirements.
About St. Kitts & Nevis
Located in the northern Leeward islands where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean is the captivating twin-island Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Step off the beaten track in this uncrowded quintessential Caribbean destination to discover a distinctive array of tourism activities and astonishing natural beauty.
Experiences ranging from one-of-a-kind attractions such as the UNESCO recognized Brimstone Hill Fortress Park and The Sugar Train, the Caribbean’s only scenic passenger railway in St. Kitts to the birth place of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton in Nevis bring the historic past of the first European outpost in the Caribbean to life.
Authentic “hidden gems” abound, including local restaurants that grill up the catch of the day to barefoot beach bars and private inlets for swimming or anchoring a sailing vessel or yacht.
Become immersed in nature with a hike up the rainforested Mt. Liamuiga in St. Kitts or Nevis Peak in Nevis, then take to the water for kayaking, speedboating or a scenic catamaran sail along the coast. When the beach beckons, head to one of many secluded stretches of sand to soak in the Caribbean sun until at day’s end it silently slips below the horizon.
St. Kitts & Nevis is a secret treasure just waiting to be discovered. Learn more at www.stkittstourism.kn and www.nevisisland.com.